VICTORIANS: HELP ANIMALS BY GIVING THEM YOUR VOTE
This weekend presents a chance that only comes once every 4 years – the possibility of electing somebody to Parliament who will be a voice for animals all day, every day.
The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses is proud to be supporting the Animal Justice Party this Victorian state election. We are doing this because animals make up 99% of our popula
Following the events of Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup, the public was exposed to the sad reality of horse racing. Many did not know that horses do commonly die on Australian racetracks – in fact, one horse dies every 2.9 days here in Australia.
Validating our serious concerns for racehorses, it has been discovered two more have died since the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday.
‘Rollem’ was killed at a rac
Melbourne Cup Day was a tragic day in Australian racing – but it was also representative of regular occurrences on the racetrack.
Admire Rakti, Caulfield Cup winner who came all the way from Japan and was the Melbourne Cup favourite, collapsed and died post-race. An autopsy the next day found that he suffered from a heart attack – showing the enormous physiological stress these animals are under.